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21 Things to Do at Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys

With so many fun things to do at Hawks Cay Resort, where to begin? This incredible hotel on Duck Key makes a great option for multigenerational groups and vacationers of all ages, no matter how active or relaxed they want to be. Don’t waste precious vacation time in paradise deciding what to do. Instead, use […]

Best Hotels for Families in San Diego County, California

A stay at one of the best kid-friendly hotels in San Diego will make a huge impact on your Southern California vacation. These San Diego hotels cater to kids, but parents will love them, too! As a former San Diego resident who lived in this beautiful beach city for 15 years and returns often with […]

Best Hotels for All Types of Travelers

As a travel enthusiast who has been writing about my global explorations for over a dozen years, I have had the great fortune to stay at some of the best hotels in the world. No matter your travel style, you are sure to find a hotel or resort on this list that will make you […]

12 Best Embassy Suites Swimming Pools for Water Lovers

Would you like to stay at a hotel with an incredible swimming pool? Or would you prefer a two-room suite, included breakfast and happy hour and other perks for vacationers? Thankfully, you don’t have to choose with this array of Embassy Suites hotels. If you’re looking for a hotel with a dreamy pool plus plenty […]

Maui with Kids – Best Maui Activities for Families

Maui with kids is a dream come true. Stunning beaches, rainbow-colored Hawaiian shaved ice, luaus with fire dancers…what’s not to love? From babies and toddlers to tweens and teens, there’s something for all ages to enjoy on this Hawaiian island. I’ve asked travel experts to share their picks for the best Maui activities for families. […]

San Diego’s Paradise Point Resort with Kids – Paradise Indeed!

Paradise Point Resort isn’t merely a place to rest your head during a stay in America’s Finest City. This hotel is a destination unto itself. Indeed, you may not need to ever leave the resort during your vacation. (But with all that San Diego has to offer families, you should drag yourself away from this […]

Center Parcs France Trois Forêts – A Nature Resort for Family Togetherness

CenterParcs France Trois Forêts is immersed in nature in the remote area of Moselle Lorraine, France. My American family discovered this retreat to be unlike anything we had ever experienced in the U.S. — and what an amazing experience it was! Set in a forest on over 1,000 acres of land, this resort is a […]

Hyatt Regency Maui with Kids ~ A Fantastical Place to Stay

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is more than a hotel. It’s paradise for families in Hawaii. Expect lush grounds, a fun kids club, a spectacular luau and sandy beachfront location. But what clinched it for me was their pools. Oh, what pools you will find at this Kaanapali resort! Read my review to discover […]

Why Take Your Kids to Dreams Las Mareas in Costa Rica

When I first arrived at Dreams Las Mareas Resort in Costa Rica, it simply seemed like a very nice resort. But after a couple days, I realized there is something special about this place. Located in Guanacaste in the northwest corner of the country, this hotel induced that blissed-out-living-in-the-moment feeling that can be hard to […]

The World’s Best Disney Hotel Swimming Pools

Disney is the master of creating magical and transformative worlds. It’s no wonder, then, that Disney has designed remarkable watery worlds with its hotel swimming pools. Some feature elaborate theming, fountains, waterslides or waterfalls. All are fantastic places to play and lounge. We asked travel experts to share their favorite Disney hotel pools to compile […]

Best Hotel Pools Near Disneyland and Disney California Adventure

Looking for the best hotels near Disneyland with swimming pools? When you’re ready for a little break from the theme parks, heading back to the hotel for a swim provides a refreshing change of pace. These hotel pools near Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are so fabulous, you might have a hard time convincing the […]

Walt Disney World Vacation Homes vs. Disney Hotels

Trying to decide between booking a hotel or a vacation home at Walt Disney World? When planning a Disney trip, it’s easy to go overboard. But you won’t have a good time if you break the bank or your accommodations don’t meet your needs. Take a look at the the pros and cons of Disney […]

Nordic Spas in Canada to Add to Your Bucket List

For spa lovers, quite possibly the best reason to visit the Great White North may be to explore its proliferation of Nordic spas. Scandinavian baths or Nordic spas are a time-honored tradition, especially in chillier climates. Spa goers cycle through a circuit alternating between hot, cold and relaxation. In the first phase, you sweat it […]